Saint William

This painting of St William by Dosso Dossi remains in the Royal Collection. Van der Doort thought it was by the Flemish artist Michiel Coxie and represented the last Duke of Burgundy, Charles the Bold (1433-77).

Van der Doort c.1639

said to be Michiel Coxcie

Last Duke of Burgundy, black armour, leaning on part of a table with his right hand, the other hand on his head piece, life-size, half-length

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 20, № 19
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
2ft 5in x 2ft 4in (73.7 x 71.1cm)
black ebony frame,
Hang notes: 
above the door
Original Manuscript page number: 
MS. Ash. 1514, f. 25
Charles II inventory c1666: 
Whitehall, no. 316, 84 x 71
Identification certainty: 
Sale Inventory c.1649-51

Sebastiano del Piombo